Mass Spectrometry

Description: Training Seminar on Mass Spectrometry Keywords: UFS, Parexel

The University of the Free State and PAREXEL International presents a Training Seminar on Mass Spectrometry

3- 6 November 2008 at Summerwood Country Estate in Bloemfontein Covering all aspects of


Presented by
Prof Kenneth Swart and Prof Thinus van der Merwe
PAREXEL, Bloemfontein

The Training seminar will be a 4 days intensive course covering all aspects of Mass spectrometry from Ionization techniques, Mass filters, Detectors, MS/MS analysis, Vacuum systems, LC-MS and LC-MS/MS techniques, Quantification, Fragmentation Analysis, Interpretation of Spectra as well as some applications. (Complete course agenda).

The course is intended and suitable for everybody, from people who has never worked with Mass spectrometry, to more experienced users.

The course presenters have more than 30 years experience in Bioanalytical chemistry and Mass Spectrometry and are heading up the Bioanalytical Services Division of the PAREXEL laboratories in Bloemfontein. The laboratory currently utilises 18 LC-MS/MS instruments, mainly for quantitative and qualitative analysis of drugs and metabolites in biological fluids as well as R&D and training.

For registration, please complete the registration form and fax it with proof of payment to +27 (0)51 444 6384 or send it with proof of payment to It can also be mailed to Prof J H van der Westhuizen, Department of Chemistry (IB 48), University of the Free State, Nelson Mandela Avenue, Bloemfontein 9301, telephone +27 (0)51 401 2782.

An online registration form is available under General on the left hand side of this site. For more information on the training seminar on mass spectrometry or postgraduate training in Bioanalytical Chemistry (M Sc) and Pharmacognosy (PhD), please contact Prof Jan van der Westhuizen.

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